Rivers of words. The flow of formal Italian and social media

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Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 from 6:00-8:00pm. The Scarab Club – 217 Farnsworth, Detroit, MI 48202. Registration is required by October 16th. This event, mainly in Italian, is open to the public. Prof. Stefania Spina (Università per Stranieri di Perugia): "Fiumi di parole. L’italiano liquido ed informale dei social media". ("Rivers of words. The flow of formal Italian and social media").

The digital communication has become an integral part of our lives: for a large portion of people, interaction continues with its interlocutors through texts typed on a keyboard and has become a consolidated daily habit. In social media, as in any other type of environment, we are the language we use; the “grammar” with which we structure our content and our thoughts takes shape and shapes itself adapting itself to the context in which we communicate them. 

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